On the 50th anniversary of his assassination, celebrate John F. Kennedy's neoconservatism

Apparently, it's never too soon to start preparing the memorials, commemorations, retrospectives, documentaries and

Seared into the memory of Americans who lived through it is the assassination and funeral of John F. Kennedy. His wife, Jackie, brother Robert and two children Caroline and JFK Jr. in a picture that many Americans will never forget

Seared into the memory of Americans who lived through it is the assassination and funeral of John F. Kennedy. His wife, Jackie, brother Robert and two children Caroline and JFK Jr. in a picture that many Americans will never forget

other events marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

You'll be forgiven if you are exhausted by it all when the exact moment of the semicentennial arrives — 12:30 p.m. (Central Standard Time) on Nov. 22. Google "50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy assassination" and more than a half million hits show up.

The commemorations range from the no doubt beautiful and moving to the weird and nightmarish. Naturally, every off-the-wall conspiracy theory about who really killed the 35thpresident of the United States and why will emerge from the dark recesses of the monster closet for reviewing.

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I'll discuss this column with CNBC's Larry Kudlow, host of CNBC's primetime The Kudlow Report," between 6 pm- 7 pm CDT tonight.

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